February 15, 2010

What will be the title of the display?

"21st Century Racism Or Lack Thereof: How To Make An Issue Of Something Not There"?

Henry Louis Gates Jr. donates the handcuffs used during his arrest to the Smithsonian Institution's Black History Museum.

Like ... why? What are the cuffs supposed to represent, exactly? If anything, they personify how racism has diminished considerably, and how the "R" word is being utilized for just about anything imaginable.


Posted by Hube at February 15, 2010 08:55 AM | TrackBack

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I guess Obama's Beer Summit failed to ameliorate Gates' anger.

Posted by: Chanman at February 17, 2010 12:31 AM

The AP story on Gates from your link has been removed. Hmm.

Posted by: I&I at April 5, 2010 07:47 AM

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